ANKARA, Turkey March 21 —
Turkey has agreed to allow U.S. aircraft to fly over its
territory for a war with Iraq, a Turkish military official said.
Two air corridors will be opened for the U.S. aircraft, the
official said, speaking on customary condition of anonymity.
The U.S. flights will begin immediately, private CNN-Turk
|Turkish Prime Minister Recep
Tayyip Erdogan greets the crowd as he leaves from a mosque
after the Friday prayers in the capital city of Ankara,
Turkey, Friday March 21, 2003. Turkey delayed opening its
airspace to U.S. warplanes for strikes against Iraq despite
parliamentary approval for the overflights. U.S. and Turkish
officials held overnight talks until early Friday, but failed
to work out an agreement on the conditions of the overflights.
(AP Photo/Murad Sezer)|
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